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  1. Consider Dietary Changes to Take Advantage of High Milk Protein Price

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-1/consider-dietary-changes-take-advantage-high-milk

    $2.32/lb. The highest value for milk protein occurred in June of 2008 when it hit $4.72/lb. Because of the ... concentration of the diet but not so much that it causes health issues. On average, assuming the diet has ... intake to change. The cost of the diet per pound of dry matter likely would not change greatly, but it ...

  2. Milk Prices, Costs of Nutrients, Margins, and Comparison of Feedstuffs Prices

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-1/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    State University Passing the Torch It seems like yesterday that Dr. St-Pierre was teaching me (Alex ... January is slightly higher than December component prices at $19.91/cwt, followed by a nearly $3/cwt drop ... underpriced as of January 27, 2020. Price estimates of net energy lactation (NEL, $/Mcal), metabolizable ...

  3. Video Updates for Dairy Management

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-1/video-updates-dairy-management

    University, College of Veterinary Medicine discusses Udder Care procedures for the prevention of mastitis.  ...

  4. 2018 Dairy Farm Business Summary Now Available

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-6/2018-dairy-farm-business-summary-now-available

    January and February milk prices looked alarmingly like a repeat of 2018 (Table 2); only very strong ... producer price differentials kept the statistical uniform prices for January and February above 2018 ... The 2018 dairy analysis work is in the books and is very reflective of Ohio’s dairy industry.  Several ...

  5. Winter Calf Management

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-6/winter-calf-management

    winter calf supplies still in the back corner of the barn. Even though we know winter is coming, it never ... outside temperatures are between 50 to 68⁰F, which is a calf’s thermoneutral zone. When temperatures are ... those without jackets. Adding jackets when it is warm out may cause the calves to sweat under the jacket ...

  6. Milk Prices, Costs of Nutrients, Margins, and Comparison of Feedstuffs Prices

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-6/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    $17.82/cwt, respectively. The Class III component price for September closed about $0.80/cwt higher at ... milk prices are really good in comparison to the beginning of the year (January 2019 Class III price: ... about the same or slightly higher than 2018, this may not be true given the 2019 forage crisis. I am ...

  7. Change Your Employee Recruitment and Interview Mindset

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-6/change-your-employee-recruitment-and-interview

    year.  How did you go about solving it?  I read an article by the founder of a company called Ag Hires ... technicians, and ag lenders.  Also, contacts with educational institutions are sources of potential farm ... the farm and the position in a positive light so that the candidate is likely to accept the job if it ...

  8. Buckeyes Win National Dairy Judging Contest

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-6/buckeyes-win-national-dairy-judging-contest

    University It has been widely publicized that our OSU Dairy Judging Team earned the National Title at World ... Dairy Expo.  It has been 33 years since triumph has come back to Ohio State.  To add to our magical, ...

  9. Feeding High Ash Forages

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-6/feeding-high-ash-forages

    5% increased ash when it comprises the total diet. Forages with more than about 13 or 14% ash ... (assuming it is soil contamination as indicated by very high iron) should probably be diluted with feeds not ...

  10. Addressing 2019 Agricultural Challenges-or- Dealing with the Impacts: Q&As for a Weird Weather Year

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-4/addressing-2019-agricultural-challenges-or-dealing

    Cover crops on prevented plant acres Cover crop selection and management Livestock and forages Manure ... Resources Center at https://dairy.osu.edu/, Ohio Ag Manager at https://u.osu.edu/ohioagmanager, the C.O.R.N. ... Newsletter at https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter, and the OSU Beef Cattle Newsletter at ...

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